Gender Institute

Book Launch: Handbook of Feminist Governance

ANU Gender Institute
27 March 2023 - 5:30pm

The Handbook of Feminist Governance, edited by Marian Sawer AO, Lee Ann Banaszak, Jacqui True and Johanna Kantola, is the first comprehensive survey of the extent to which feminist values and practices have been introduced into governance over the last 50 years. It ranges from the feminist collectivism of 1970s women’s movements through feminist innovation in service delivery and state structures to the feminist norm work undertaken at and around international and regional governance bodies.

Songs for Loud Women: composers workshop

Gender Institute
23 March 2023 - 12:00pm

Join rehearsals and a Q+A session with researcher and performer Katrina Waters and eminent female composers, Katy Abbott, Anne Cawrse and Melody Eötvos.

With a focus on text - narrative, prose and recorded verbatim snippets, Songs for Loud Women. explores how women's voices need to resonate in order to be heard.

Katrina Waters will be joined by eminent female composers, Katy Abbott, Anne Cawrse & Melody Eötvos as they workshop the creation of a new song cycle set around the myth of Brunnhilde and her silencing in the ring of fire.

Birthing Work and Matrescence: The neglected aspect of maternity care

ANU Gender Institute, Maternal Health Matters
16 March 2023 - 6:00pm

The ANU Gender Institute and Maternal Health Matters Inc. invite you to join us online for a discussion with Professor Katharine McKinnon, Dr Julie P Smith, Dr Sophie Brock and Dr Joan Garvan.

Gender Confusion Masterclass

Gender Institute, National Centre for Latin American Studies
15 March 2023 - 3:15pm

In myriad ways and countless cultural contexts across the globe, we are in an era characterized in part by fervent renegotiations around gender and sexuality. If so, what are some of the possible the implications for gender and sexuality – and for anthropology? Honours, Masters and HDR students are invited to apply to participate in a masterclass by Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Matthew Gutmann.


Pamela Denoon Lecture 2023

ANU Gender Institute, National Foundation for Australian Women
9 March 2023 - 6:00pm

Join Marie Coleman AO PSM in conversation with Jane Madden, president of NFAW on the topic, 'Reflections on feminism – past, present and future'.

In conversation: Improving the treatment of sexual assault survivors

Gender Institute, ANU College of Law
6 March 2023 - 5:30pm

Join the Hon Helen Murrell SC, former ACT Chief Justice, and Katrina Marson, former ACT Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Senior Prosecutor (Sexual Offences Unit), researcher and author, in conversation about the treatment of survivors of sexual assault in the judicial system in the ACT.

Queer Displacements Conference

ANU Gender Institute; Forcibly Displaced People Network; Humanities Research Centre
15 February 2023 - 2:00pm


The Queer Displacements is the first and only conference in the Asia Pacific designed to comprehensibly foreground protection and settlement challenges of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) forcibly displaced people. It is created to campion the voices and the lived experience of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people.


After the success of 2019, the Queer Displacements conference returns to Canberra. Join us for two Canberra events.


End of Year Celebration

ANU Gender Institute
6 December 2022 - 3:15pm

Please join us to celebrate all our amazing work in 2022 and to connect with colleagues old and new.


Enjoy a bite-size showcase of some of the brilliant work funded by the Gender Institute, followed by festive refreshments. Three-minute presentations from:


Extractive Industries and Postcolonial Masculinities

ANU Gender Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy
1 December 2022 - 9:00am

This one-day workshop focuses on the changing masculinities in the postcolonial Asia-Pacific, focusing on the extractive industry.


Addressing Everyday Gender Violence

ANU Gender Institute, Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies, Embassy of Argentina
29 November 2022 - 5:30pm


The ANU Gender Institute and ANCLAS, in collaboration with the Embassy of Argentina, are co-hosting a discussion to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, with experts who will look at how gender violence appears in everyday settings and situations, and how to address it.


Sally Moyle from the ANU Gender Institute will chair the panel, with Prof. Carolyn Strange and Prof. Lorana Bartels speaking on ‘coercive control’ as a form of everyday gender violence.


More speakers to come.


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